Full-Time

Lead Gameplay Programmer

Posted on 5/14/2024

Epic Games

Epic Games

5,001-10,000 employees

Develops 3D engine technology and digital platforms

Industrial & Manufacturing
Consumer Software
Real Estate
Education
Gaming

Senior

Morrisville, NC, USA

Requirements
  • 2+ years of experience in a lead engineer role
  • Keen analytical mind with strong problem-solving skills
  • Strong C++ skills and ability to code and architect gameplay mechanics and tools
  • Strong math skills
  • Unreal Engine experience (UE4 or UE5) is ideal
  • Well-versed in games and ability to articulate design strengths and weaknesses
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Console experience
  • Experience working on a live service game
Responsibilities
  • Experiment with game design and rapid prototyping
  • Work closely with art and design to create and iterate on gameplay features
  • Prototype and iterate on features and respond to critical feedback
  • Support technical excellence of Fortnite on multiple platforms
  • Optimize and fix bugs in existing gameplay systems
  • Contribute ideas toward all aspects of the game’s production and development
  • Write robust, maintainable code

Epic Games is a prominent provider of Unreal Engine, a widely utilized 3D engine technology with applications in gaming, film, architecture, automotive, and simulation. The company also offers Epic Online Services and Epic Games Store, establishing a comprehensive digital platform for developers and creators to produce, distribute, and manage games and other content.

Company Stage

IPO

Total Funding

$15.4B

Headquarters

Cary, North Carolina

Founded

1991

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

9%

1 year growth

0%

2 year growth

31%

Benefits

Health coverage - 100% of the premiums for both you and your dependents. Our coverage includes Medical, Dental, a Vision HRA, Long Term Disability, Life Insurance & a 401k with competitive match and profit share

Robust mental well-being programs & free therapy and coaching for employees & dependents

Unlimited PTO & sick time

Paid sabbatical